The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 194 142 93
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -49
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2003 71 129 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.76% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 6.50% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58 102 178
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1824 1986 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.96% 27.11% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1635 1693
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Salary Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 41 £30,000 -11.11% 4
Bedfordshire -7 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Essex -40 10 £26,500 -41.11%
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £43,500 +33.84% 2
Suffolk -25 5 £25,000 +42.85%
Norfolk +10 2 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (77.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (72.88%) Windows Server
4 122 (68.93%) Active Directory
5 106 (59.89%) Microsoft
6 103 (58.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 91 (51.41%) VMware
8 80 (45.20%) MS Exchange
9 79 (44.63%) DNS
10 70 (39.55%) DHCP
11 67 (37.85%) Hyper-V
12 66 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (36.72%) Citrix
14 63 (35.59%) Firewall
15 58 (32.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 58 (32.77%) TCP/IP
16 56 (31.64%) ITIL
16 56 (31.64%) MCSE
16 56 (31.64%) MS Office
17 53 (29.94%) MS Excel
18 52 (29.38%) Exchange Server 2010
19 51 (28.81%) Cisco
20 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
21 43 (24.29%) XenApp
22 41 (23.16%) SQL
22 41 (23.16%) VPN
23 40 (22.60%) WAN
23 40 (22.60%) LAN
24 38 (21.47%) HP
24 38 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (45.20%) MS Exchange
2 52 (29.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 35 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (15.25%) IIS
7 25 (14.12%) Skype for Business
8 18 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (9.60%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (31.64%) MS Office
2 53 (29.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.90%) Office 365
2 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.34%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (44.63%) DNS
2 70 (39.55%) DHCP
3 63 (35.59%) Firewall
4 58 (32.77%) TCP/IP
5 41 (23.16%) VPN
6 40 (22.60%) LAN
6 40 (22.60%) WAN
7 28 (15.82%) SAN
8 18 (10.17%) VLAN
9 16 (9.04%) NAS
10 15 (8.47%) VoIP
11 14 (7.91%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (7.91%) Wireless
12 11 (6.21%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (5.65%) SSL
14 8 (4.52%) SMTP
15 7 (3.95%) iSCSI
16 6 (3.39%) ADSL
16 6 (3.39%) DMZ
16 6 (3.39%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.13%) dBASE
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.13%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.13%) Back Office
3 2 (1.13%) Banking
3 2 (1.13%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (25.99%) Support Engineer
2 30 (16.95%) Analyst
3 28 (15.82%) IT Support
4 26 (14.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (14.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 24 (13.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (13.56%) IT Engineer
7 23 (12.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (11.86%) Help Desk Support
8 21 (11.86%) Support Analyst
9 19 (10.73%) Senior IT Support
10 18 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (9.60%) Consultant
11 17 (9.60%) Senior Support Engineer
12 16 (9.04%) Administrator
12 16 (9.04%) IT Analyst
13 15 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (7.91%) Desktop Support
14 14 (7.91%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) MAPI
2 5 (2.82%) Web Services
3 4 (2.26%) .NET
4 2 (1.13%) CSS
4 2 (1.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.60%) Driving Licence
3 16 (9.04%) Replication
4 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.65%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.65%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (5.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.39%) iPhone
6 6 (3.39%) PDA
7 5 (2.82%) Celerra
7 5 (2.82%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.82%) EMC VNX
7 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.82%) NHS
7 5 (2.82%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.69%) Clustering
9 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (77.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (72.88%) Windows Server
4 103 (58.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
6 35 (19.77%) Windows XP
7 25 (14.12%) Windows 8
8 23 (12.99%) Linux
9 11 (6.21%) Windows Vista
10 9 (5.08%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.95%) Android
11 7 (3.95%) Unix
12 6 (3.39%) Windows 10
12 6 (3.39%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.13%) CentOS
13 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.64%) ITIL
2 27 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (10.17%) Business Continuity
4 12 (6.78%) Presales
4 12 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.21%) Service Management
6 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.08%) Migration
7 9 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (4.52%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.52%) Network Management
8 8 (4.52%) Server Building
9 7 (3.95%) Time Management
10 6 (3.39%) Project Management
11 5 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.82%) Change Management
11 5 (2.82%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.82%) Scrum
11 5 (2.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.16%) SQL
2 17 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.21%) Java
4 10 (5.65%) Bash Shell
4 10 (5.65%) VBA
5 8 (4.52%) C
6 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.26%) VB
7 3 (1.69%) C++
8 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.13%) Python
8 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (32.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (31.64%) MCSE
3 36 (20.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (16.38%) MCP
5 28 (15.82%) MCSA
6 23 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (9.04%) CCNA
8 14 (7.91%) VCP5
9 10 (5.65%) Degree
9 10 (5.65%) MCITP
10 9 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.82%) HNC
11 5 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (2.26%) CCA
12 4 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.26%) MCTS
13 3 (1.69%) VCP4
14 2 (1.13%) CCNP
15 1 (0.56%) CCEA
15 1 (0.56%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.04%) SLA
2 7 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.82%) HL7
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (68.93%) Active Directory
2 67 (37.85%) Hyper-V
3 66 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (24.29%) XenApp
5 21 (11.86%) vSphere
6 14 (7.91%) VMware ESX
6 14 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (7.91%) XenServer
7 13 (7.34%) Terminal Services
8 9 (5.08%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.52%) Xen
10 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (2.26%) NFS
13 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) SCCM
2 9 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.13%) SCOM
4 2 (1.13%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 106 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 91 (51.41%) VMware
3 65 (36.72%) Citrix
4 51 (28.81%) Cisco
5 38 (21.47%) HP
6 33 (18.64%) Apple
7 23 (12.99%) Dell
8 16 (9.04%) SonicWALL
9 13 (7.34%) Draytek
9 13 (7.34%) Google
10 12 (6.78%) Intel
11 10 (5.65%) Fujitsu
12 8 (4.52%) Sophos
13 7 (3.95%) EMC
13 7 (3.95%) NetApp
14 6 (3.39%) Oracle
15 5 (2.82%) SAP
16 4 (2.26%) CheckPoint
16 4 (2.26%) IBM
16 4 (2.26%) Symantec
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